Moderator

Kai Wähner

Employee, Technology Evangelist, Confluent

Effeltrich, Germany

Skills

Data Integration
Data Quality
Sales
Enterprise Application Integration
Enterprise Service Bus (ESB)
Cloud Computing
Business Process Management (BPM)
Big Data
Business Intelligence (BI)
Enterprise Architecture Management (EAM)
Training
Presales
Marketing
Java
Java EE
Scala
.NET
Coaching
Service-oriented Architecture (SOA)
Hadoop
Data Warehouse
Analytics
Complex Event Processing (CEP)
Stream Processing
API Management
Tibco
Microservices
Integration Middleware

Timeline

Professional experience for Kai Wähner

  • Current , since May 2017

    Technology Evangelist

    Confluent

    Technology Evangelist at Confluent working on cutting edge technologies like Apache Kafka, Hadoop and Spark. Tasks include conference talks, publications, sales, presales, marketing, community management and working with other groups like product management and engineering.

  • 11 months, Jun 2016 - Apr 2017

    Community Director and Technology Evangelist

    TIBCO Software

    Kai’s is part of the global Customer Success Management (CSM) team at TIBCO. His tasks as thought leader include: • Improvement of the TIBCO community • Communication with product management, product marketing, sales, presales, customers, prospects and partners about innovative projects, new products / features and best practices • Creation of community content and external publications • Presentations at international conferences • Encouragement of other thought leaders to create valuable content

  • 2 years and 3 months, Mar 2014 - May 2016

    Technical Lead / International Presales

    TIBCO

    Tibco is a leading independent provider of infrastructure and business intelligence software. Kai analyses and solves complex integration scenarios for prospects and customers using Tibco's real-time integration and analytics portfolio. His main area of expertise lies within the fields of Application Integration, Data Management, Big Data (especially Hadoop), SOA, BPM, Complex Event / Stream Processing, Realtime Analytics, Cloud Computing, API Management and Enterprise Architecture Management.

  • 1 year and 5 months, Oct 2012 - Feb 2014

    Presales Consultant EMEA

    Talend

    Talend is a leading provider of open source integration software. Kai's main task is doing presales support, e.g. answering RFIs and realizing proof of concepts (POC) for several different customers. Kai has a focus especially on: Data Integration, Data Quality, Master Data Management (MDM), Systems Integration, Enterprise Service Bus, Cloud Computing, Business Process Management, Big Data (especially Hadoop), Business Intelligence, and Enterprise Architecture Management. Kai also supports Marketing.

  • 2 years and 7 months, Apr 2010 - Oct 2012

    IT-Consultant

    MaibornWolff et al GmbH

    IT-Beratung (Technologie-Evaluierungen, Einsatzempfehlungen), Systemintegration (JEE, MQ, ESB, Legacy-Systeme), Publikationen (Fachzeitschriften, Vorträge und Workshops auf IT-Konferenzen)

  • 1 year and 1 month, Mar 2009 - Mar 2010

    Junior IT-Consultant

    essendi it GmbH

    Technologie-Evaluierungen (Marktanalyse, Realisierung konkreter Prototypen, Dokumentierung der Ergebnisse, Ergebnispräsentation und Einsatzempfehlungen bei Kunden), Modellierung, Architektur und Entwicklung und Installation von Java / JEE-Anwendungen und Service-orientierten Architekturen (SOA, ESB), Integration von unternehmensübergreifenden IT-Anwendungen und Migration auf aktuelle Technologien (Web Services, EJB, MQ, LDAP)

  • 6 months, Sep 2008 - Feb 2009

    Diplomand

    Senacor Technologies AG

    Diplomarbeit: Service-Oriented Architecture - Specification of a Decision Framework for an Enterprise Service Bus through an Analysis of Different Industries

  • 10 months, Oct 2007 - Jul 2008

    Werkstudent

    Client Vela

  • 2 years, Jul 2006 - Jun 2008

    Werkstudent

    DATEV

  • 3 months, Apr 2006 - Jun 2006

    Praktikant

    DATEV

Educational background for Kai Wähner

  • Wirtschaftsinformatik Diplom

    Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg

    Unternehmensführung, Entwicklung betrieblicher Informationssysteme, Informationssysteme in Dienstleistungsbetrieben, Praktische Informatik - Verteilte Systeme

Languages

  • German

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

  • French

    Basic

Wants

neue Kontakte im IT-Bereich
interessante IT-Projekte
Erfahrungs- und Wissensaustausch in IT-Beratung
Sales
Marketing bezüglich Softwarearchitekturen
Systemintegration
Big Data
Business Intellligence
Presales
Marketing

Interests

Sport
Reisen
Videospiele
Heimkino
Grillen

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